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Katana-ya

) #602 of 4,539 Restaurants in San Francisco ££ - £££ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
430 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1223
+1 415-771-1280
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“ramen” (134 reviews)
“noodles” (39 reviews)
“pork” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Soups
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
430 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1223
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1 - 10 of 281 reviews

Reviewed 4 May 2017

I found this place recommended in a travel guide. It's small, but good ramen and open late. We ate dinner here 2 out of 3 nights.

Thank Randi W
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

This was an adequate Ramen place near Union Square. When I went it was a street level doorway that led to a walk down level restaurant. It is small, so I can imagine during busy times there can be quite a wait. I had the...More

Thank damonandchad
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I got introduced to this restaurant for its Ramen, but they also have "Excellent" sushi, sashimi and Izakaya dishes. Everything is fresh and delicious, and the downstairs was just recently renovated. Be sure to go early as this place is packed throughout the evening. You...More

Thank HowardL82
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I googled for good ramen restaurants in SF and came across this and as it was near our hotel, thought of giving it a shot. Very mediocre standards, egg was hard boiled (unseen in Singapore where we are from), restaurant was very noisy and oily...More

Thank Michloh
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Food was recommended by a friend and he wasn't wrong. The Ramen was great best we had in California. A very enjoyable experience

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Having spent countless meals at some dear friends' ramen shop in Japan, I understand that I have a slight bias when it comes to what makes ramen "good." That being said, I have been able to enjoy ramen at places over the States. Katana-ya is...More

Thank Dioffo
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The ramen was mediocre. The restaurant is owned and run by Chinese people, not Japanese. This is NOT a Japanese Ramen shop. We were there for lunch and had to sit in the downstairs. It was freezing cold. There was only one small space heater...More

Thank Webwalla
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We found this place and stopped in for a quick dinner, and we were not disappointed. The ramen was delicious, and had just the right amount of spice. I also got a yellowtail sushi roll which was amazing! The service was a little slow in...More

Thank nicolelizfreeman
Reviewed 15 December 2016

I thought the food was good. This was my first real ramen place but was filled with people who seem to know more about ramen noodles. The service was pokey in getting the check.

Thank Annette T
Reviewed 6 December 2016

After a long morning flight from the East Coast I came across this place while wandering the neighborhood around my hotel. The soup was cheap, freshly made and delicious.

Thank Lucas777
Nearby
Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 02:00
Monday
11:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 02:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 430 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1223
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-771-1280
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